Expertmeeting Sustainable Energy Week: The Human Dimension of Energy Transition
|ma 15-06-2015 12:30 - 17:00
The European Platform for Energy Research in the Socio-economic Nexus PERSON was established as a result of the Brussels expert-meeting in June 2014, bringing together independent experts from all over Europe who represent the top of research field. PERSON finds a common ground in acknowledging there is still room for improvement in involving Socio-economic Sciences in energy research. PERSON's mission statement is: "To unite and advise on European top-class socio-economic energy research on the human dimensions of sustainable energy transitions to promote a secure, clean and efficient energy system." The scope of the platform is SSH energy research with societal impact. The main focus centers around the role of the consumer in the energy transition. The Platform deliverables will address issues of consumer behaviour and consumer acceptability needed to promote sustainable energy transitions.
The University of Groningen Sustainable Society coordinates the platform PERSON. This year we host an expert-meeting on: "The Human Dimension of Energy Transition". We will showcase in depth insights in the SSH factor of the new energy system. With speakers from the European Commission and academia, we share trans-disciplinary insights in the importance of the consumer-side of energy transition. Next to presentations we serve you with a panel-discussion. The event is moderated by Monika Zamachowksa.
More information about the speakers and registration, see website EUSEW.